MakCHS, School of Medicine

Welcome to the School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences

The School of Medicine (SoM) is one of the four Schools that constitute Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS). The School started as a Faculty of Medicine in 1924 and was transformed into the School of Medicine in 2009 with 14 academic departments.

The teaching staff are both from MakCHS and the Ministry of Health. The School's campus is located on Mulago Hill, Northeast of Kampala, with Mulago and Butabika National Referral hospitals and Kiruddu and Kawempe hospitals as the major teaching hospitals.

The School of Medicine has active collaborations with various Universities outside Uganda and strives to adhere to excellence in training, research and service to patients with the highest level of professionalism.

Deans in the School of Medicine

Our Programmes

Diploma Programs
Diploma in Palliative Medicine.

Undergraduate Programs
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of   Surgery (MBChB.)
Bachelor of Science in Medical Radiography(BMR).
Bachelor of Science in Speech and Language    Therapy (BSLT).
Bachelor of Science in Palliative Medicine.

Graduate Programs
MSc. Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics.
MSc. Health Professions Education 
M.Med. Anaesthesiology and Critical Care
M.Med. Ear, Nose and Throat
M.Med. Family Medicine 
M.Med. Internal Medicine
M.Med. Obstetrics and Gynaecology
M.Med. Ophthalmology
M.Med. Orthopaedic Surgery 
M.Med. Paediatrics and Child Health
M.Med. Psychiatry
M.Med. Radiology
M.Med. Surgery

Future Proposed Programs
M.Med. Neuro Surgery
M.Med. Emergency Medicine
MSc. Applied Clinical Research and Evidence Based Medicine (Msc. ACREM): Distance Education Masters’  Programme
M.Med. Radiation Oncology
Diploma in Implementation Science

Other Professional Medical Courses
PhD by coursework and thesis; including sandwich programs under two universities and PhD by research 

Our Departments

1. Anaesthesia Department
2. Child Health and Development Center
3. ENT Department
- Speech and Language Therapy Unit
4. Family Medicine
5. Internal Medicine
-Clinical Epidemiology Unit   
-Palliative Care Unit 
-Infectious Disease Institute (IDI)
6. Obstetrics & Gynaecology
7. Ophthalmology 
8. Orthopaedics
9. Paediatrics & Child Health
10. Psychiatry  
11. Radiology

Contact Us

P.O.Box 7072, Mulago Hill Road, Kampala
Tel: +256-414530020